State of World Population 1996

Changing Places: Population, Development and the Urban Future

Author: UNFPA
No. of pages: 138
Publication date: 1996
Publisher: UNFPA
Available languages: English
ISBN: 0-89714-274-8

Within ten years, more than half the people in the world will be living in cities. Most of the urban population increase will be in developing countries. Investment in social development--in health, education and a better life for women--will be the key to whether urbanization will improve the lives of people or increase human misery.

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